Feb 18, 2020

Head Age Group Coach

  • PAWW (Peoria Area Water Wizards)
  • Peoria, IL, USA
Full time Head Age Group Coach

Job Description

Position: Head Age Group Coach

Club: Peoria Area Water Wizards (PAWW)

Location: Peoria, Illinois

The Peoria Area Water Wizards are a premiere swim team in Illinois looking to grow their standing as a national competitor. With over 275 active athletes, and three locations (Washington, Pekin, and Peoria), the team looks to bring a Head Age Group Coach onto the staff to fast track growth.

 PAWW is seeking an experienced, energized and passionate Coach. As Head Age Group Coach, you will be working hand in hand with the Head Coach in developing an age group program that will create the foundation for continued senior swimming success. The successful candidate will be an ambitious, driven individual who can commit to PAWW’s core values, goals, and mission. He/she must possess a high degree of emotional maturity, able to motivate children with varied social, emotional and physical attributes, as well as foster strong communication with parents and PAWW management.


  • Aid in Managing the PAWW Age Group Program, including helping with creation of seasonal competition schedules
  • Develop training templates, schedules and season plan in collaboration with other age group coaches
  • 15-20 hours of on deck coaching per week plus participation in average of 1 swim meet per month.
  • Implement, expand and enhance established training and drill progressions to be utilized by other age group coaches
  • Foster strong communication within PAWW, including parents, athletes and coaches
  • Perform various administrative tasks relating to the team in addition to deck hours

Preferred Skills and Qualifications:

  • 5+ years of coaching experience
  • Member in good standing with USA Swimming
  • Collegiate swimming experience
  • Working knowledge of Team Unify
  • Energetic, dynamic and positive leader
  • Strong organizational, written and oral communication skills
  • Enthusiasm for continuing coaching education

 Compensation: Highly competitive salary, Paid vacation and sick days, along with health insurance reimbursement opportunities. Meet and event travel, professional registration and continuing education expenses paid for by the team.  

To apply send Resume & Cover Letter to Head Coach Mike Stankiewicz at: coachmike92@gmail.com


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